From Paris to COP26

How to Get Involved with a COP26 Initiative

 

The signing of the Paris Climate Agreement with as many individuals, local councils, organisations, and private enterprises as possible, facilitated by a series of events starting and ending with two high-profile ceremonies over a period of several months/weeks.   

  

This initiative’s goal is to engage with leaders and individuals from all sectors to actually focus on the Achievement of the Paris Climate Agreement and their latest commitments set out at the Climate Ambitions Summit, hosted by the UN and the UK government in December 2020.   

  

The purpose of the project is to create synergy and build on the agreement of world leaders, and to identify and disseminate helpful toolkits and guides for implementation to achieve the goal.

Organizations are welcome to contribute to the project with their toolkits, which can  be sent to this email:

fromparistocop26@unhscotland.org.uk 

Timeline of our signatory events

Second Prequel Event

May 19th

Travel, tourism and transport    September 30th

Economics and financial services

October 7th

Construction, housing and civic planning

October 14th

Farming, fisheries and forestry

October 21st

First Prequel Event

March 16th

Opening ceremonies September 28th

Renewable energy, science and technology

October 5th

Health wellbeing and communities

October 12th

Consumption, retail and marketing

October 19th

Closing ceremonies

October 25th

 

FIRST PREQUEL EVENT

This event is a panel discussion in which we introduced our project "From Paris to COP26". 

This initiative’s goal is to engage with leaders and individuals from all sectors to actually focus on the Achievement of the Paris Climate Agreement and their latest commitments set out at the Climate Ambitions Summit, hosted by the UN and the UK government in December 2020. The purpose of the project is to create synergy and build on the agreement of world leaders, and to identify and disseminate helpful toolkits and guides for implementation to achieve the goal.

Chair: Nigel Dower, Chair of Aberdeen UNA

Panel Speakers were:

Barney Crockett, Lord Provost of Aberdeen - “Aberdeen city’s support for COP26 and the Energy Transition”

Gonzalo Alvarez, Chair, the United Nations Association Climate and Oceans - "The Climate crisis: Understanding the importance of Glasgow COP26"

Dorothea Christiana, Chair, UNA Scotland - "From Paris to COP26 - How You can get involved in a COP26 initiative"

Location:

Online Event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite.

Date And Time:

Tue, March 16, 2021

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM GMT

"I found the meeting empowering and collaborative with a united goal in mind – thank you very much."

Dr Astrid Bendomir

Occupational Physician

''It was an incredibly energizing moment!​"

Nicolas Maulet

Lecturer in Energy Law & Policy, M&A

The Law School, Robert Gordon University

SECOND PREQUEL EVENT

The second prequel event is a further panel discussion in which we will present our project "From Paris to COP26" in more depth, following the first prequel event.

More information about panel speakers will be  provided soon.

Location:

Online Event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Wed, May 19, 2021

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM GMT

OPENING CEREMONIES:

The aim of these events is to discuss realities, revisit the Paris Climate Agreement in a critical way, host panel discussions, network and build partnerships.

Location:

Online event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Tue, September 28, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

TRAVEL, TOURISM AND TRANSPORT SIGNATORY EVENT:

Location:

Online event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Thu, September 30, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

RENEWABLE ENERGY, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SIGNATORY EVENT:

Location:

Online event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Tue, October 5, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

ECONOMICS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES SIGNATORY EVENT:

Location:

Online event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Thu, October 7, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

HEALTH WELL-BEING AND COMMUNITIES SIGNATORY EVENT:

Location:

Online event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Tue, October 12, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

CONSTRUCTION, HOUSING & CIVIC PLANNING SIGNATORY EVENT:

Location:

Online event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Thu, October 14, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

CONSUMPTION, RETAIL & MARKETING SIGNATORY EVENT:

Location:

Online event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Tue, October 19, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

FARMING, FISHERIES & FORESTRY SIGNATORY EVENT:

Location:

Online event

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

The, October 21, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

CLOSING EVENT:

Location:

Online event

Potentially in Person (Aberdeen Townhouse)

You can get tickets on Eventbrite

Date And Time:

Mon, October 25, 2021

6:00 PM-7:30 PM GMT

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